Integrated Corridor Management (ICM). Brian P. Cronin, P.E. What is ICM?. ICM is a promising tool in the congestion management toolbox that combines advanced technologies and innovative practices.
Brian P. Cronin, P.E.
Local Jurisdiction 1 — Traffic Signal System
Regional Rail Agency — Train Management System
State DOT — Freeway Management System
Bus Company — AVL System
Local Jurisdiction 2 — Traffic Signal System
An ICMS is the set of procedures, processes, and information systems that
support transportation system managers in making coordinated decisions involving the
optimal performance of all transportation networks in a corridor.
“ICM is about management of a corridor. Management implies more than monitoring. Management implies planning for, and responding to what is happening.”
Operational Objectives – Provide the Tools To:
Stakeholder Working Group
Phase 1:Foundational Research
Phase 2: Corridor Tools, Strategies & Integration
Phase 3: Stage 1 - ICM Pioneer Site Concept of Operations and Requirements
Phase 3: Stage 2 -Analysis, Modeling & Simulation of Selected Pioneer Sites
Phase 3:Stage 3 - Pioneer Demonstration Projects
Site Applications Feasibility
Site Development Feasibility
Phase 4: ICM Operations Concept Knowledge and Technology Transfer
Standards Completion and Deployment
Improved Corridor Management
ICMS introduces needs that were not present when we were only dealing with one network at a time.
Traffic control strategies such as ramp metering and arterial traffic signal control
Regional patterns and mode shift; Transit analysis capability
Traveler information, HOT lanes, congestion pricing and regional diversion patterns
Three AMS Sites Enabled Modeling of Discrete Strategies
San Diego, CA
San Diego’s Rancho Bernardo Transit Center before ICM…
Direct Access Road to Arterial
Equip corridor managers and operators across the country to implement and use ICM.